Tag Archives: FMCSA

America’s 5 Most Traffic Congested Places for Truckers

Truly said that, “death, taxes, and traffic are certainties of life”. Whether truck drivers, office-goers, or any other being stuck in the traffic is one of the common topics of discussion and their impact. Besides, the honking of the horns adds to the irritation also delaying our work especially for truckers who have to deliver the goods on time. Of course, there are GPS devices to furnish information about the traffic but not all truck drivers are lucky enough to use a GPS device.

The ‘Texas A&M Transportation Institute’ released its annual report on America’s worst traffic cities. The final report released by the institute was prepared after an analysis and comparison with last year’s report.  Knowing about the worst traffic cities can help truck drivers prepare themselves and get their goods delivered on time. Reading this blog would be helpful in knowing the cities in America with the worst traffic conditions. Continue reading

New Rules Laid by the FMCSA for Truckers

Truck drivers drive during the odd hours of the night and even during the harsh weather conditions. Not having enough rest and not eating proper food have made it difficult for truckers to drive with complete attention and are the reasons for the increasing accidents too. Therefore, to help truckers improve their lifestyle and save them from accidents new rules have been implemented by the FMCSA in the recent times. However, it is important for trucking companies and truckers to follow the safety rules, keep themselves alert, and take care of their health. Read this blog to learn about the new rule imposed by the FMCSA. Continue reading

What Should Truckers Carry When Behind the Wheel: Find it Here!

Making truckers realize the safety rules and guidelines is what most articles and blogs reflect. Nevertheless, here in this blog we shall bring forth some of the useful and interesting devices that truckers’ can use when behind the wheel. We are sure that using these things can make the driving experience of a trucker smooth and interesting. Read on to learn about the list of things useful for a truck driver. Continue reading

The Festival of Sleep Day Is Here

In this competitive world and wintry weather, is there anyone who hates hiding under a blanket and sleeping for a whole day? Certainly not! Hibernate! A Rabbit does… Bear does… Bat does… Why not you?  Apart from gearing your trucks apt for winter, self-gearing is also vital. The festival of sleep day is an unofficial, but favorite holiday for nearly everyone. It is usually celebrated on Jan 3rd of every year. We asked a good number people, what their holiday plan is. The answer counts cleaning house or car shed, washing car, repairing and some odd jobs. How nice it would be to hug your teddy or stuffed bunny and to sprawl out on a day bed or couch after your Christmas shopping or celebration? No fences why you sleep, where you sleep, how and how long you sleep. No matter what! Just get any comfortable cushion to sleep on. Continue reading

Important road safety measure for truckers!

At Tax2290, we are deeply connected with the trucking industry. One is through our online tax e-file software which enables filers of IRS forms like Form 2290, file HVUT with great ease and get their proof of payment very soon after the last step. The other is, having connected digitally with the trucking industry for nearly a decade now, we have kind of become emotionally attached to the industry as a company. And so, the more we are concerned about truck driver’s safety on roads and supporting government and other agencies like FMCSA in improvising the industry as a whole. In that, today we thought we would share one of their most important safety programs to be aware of while sharing the roads with heavy trucks – The No-Zone program.  Its goal is to increase awareness of the No-Zones — danger areas like blind spots, around commercial vehicles, in which cars “disappear” from the view of the truck. Continue reading